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Basis of Estimates Manual

Specifications and Estimates
2014 Basis of Estimates Manual

 

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BOE Chapters
Chapter Number Title Last Updated
Contents Table Of Contents 8-12-14
Introduction Introduction 4-30-14
Chapter 1 Updates, Registration 4-30-14
Chapter 2 Units of Measure: Abbreviations, Conversion Factors 4-30-14
Chapter 3 NOTE: Blank, for future enhancement 4-30-14
Chapter 4 NOTE: Blank, for future enhancement 4-30-14
Chapter 5 Contact Lists:
Coordination Team
Directory of Coordinators
Responsible Office
4-30-14
Chapter 6 Requesting Pay Items:
General
Opening Pay Items
Requesting New Items
Coordination Team - Generic Pay Items Developmental Pay Items (Trial Items)
4-30-14
Chapter 7 Design Tools
4-30-14
Chapter 8 2013 with Comp Book

Chapter 8 2014 with Summary Boxes
Forms: CADD and Comp Book

Chapter 8 for Summary Boxes, as of October 18, 2014. Updates will be posted as additional information/clarification is available.
10-18-14
Chapter 9 Webgate, TRNS∙PORT, and  Designer Web Pages
See Training page and "Helpful Hints" handouts
4-30-14
Chapter 10  Formatting Pay Items 4-30-14
Chapter 11 Items 000 through 199: MOT, Erosion Control, Litter Removal, Mowing, Earthwork 
Quick Reference: Estimates Bulletin 13-06 Crash Cushions
Quick Reference: Roadway Design Bulletin 14-06 Barrier Delineators on Temp Barrier Wall
11-18-14
Chapter 12 Items 200 through 299: Base Courses   11-18-14
Chapter 13 Items 300 through 399: Surface Courses and Concrete Pavement,  
11-18-14
Chapter 14 Items 400 through 499: Structures, Drainage, Foundations
11-18-14
Chapter 15 Items 500 through 599: Incidental Construction, Curb, Sidewalk, Guardrail, Crash Cushions, Fencing, Turf
Quick Reference: Estimates Bulletin 13-07 Sidewalk, Curb Ramps, and Detectable Warnings
Quick Reference: Guardrail Payment for Estimates Bulletin 12-02 Guardrail Payment
Quick Reference: Roadway Design Bulletin 13-01: Crash Cushion Details
Quick Reference: Estimates Bulletin 13-06 Crash Cushions
Quick Reference: Estimates Bulletin 13-03 Landscape and Related Work
Quick Reference: Estimates Bulletin 13-10 Landscape
Quick Reference: Roadway Design Bulletin 14-01 W-Beam Guardrail...
11-18-14
Chapter 16 Items 600 through 699: Traffic Control Signals and Devices, Conduit, Midblock Crosswalks, Traffic Monitoring Sites
Quick Reference: Estimates Bulletin 13-08 Midblock Crossing
Quick Reference: Estimates Bulletin 13-12 Intersection Control Beacon
Quick Reference: Estimates Bulletin 13-13 Pedestrian Detectors
11-18-14
Chapter 17 Items 700 through 799: Signing, Pavement Markings, Lighting
Quick Reference: Estimates Bulletin 13-11 Highway Signing
Quick Reference: Roadway Bulletin 13-12 External Sign Lighting on Overhead Signs
11-18-14
Chapter 18 Items 800 through 899: Mass Transit 11-18-14
Chapter 19 Items 900 through 999: Developmental and Special Pay Items 11-18-14
Chapter 20 Items 1000 through 1999: Utilities
11-18-14
Note: The Basis of Estimates is a design tool. It is not a contract document. All requirements, measurement, and payment details need to be included in the contract documents: plans, design standards, and/or specifications. Refer to the Introduction and Chapter 6 for additional information regarding the use of the BOE and specific pay item details.
 

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BOE Appendix
BOE Archive The BOE Archive web page has selected past editions. Please read the notice at the top of the Archive web page.
Estimates Bulletins Current Estimates Bulletins are located at http://www.dot.state.fl.us/Specificationsoffice/Estimates/EstimatesBulletins/Default.shtm
Bulletins prior to 2006 are included with the BOE Archive.
Obsolete Structure Obsolete Structure in .pdf format (900+ pages, 3.6 MB) as of July 2, 2012
Contact the Basis of Estimates Coordinator for additional history, and/or to request use of obsolete items.
Presentations Pay Item Structure notes in .pdf format, 2006
BOE Basics- Intro- October 2014
BOE Pay Item Selection- October 2014
Details and Structure Details and Structure: Chapters 11-20 only, updated May12, 2014 (850+ pages, 5.5 MB)
Recent Changes Revisions to Pay Items, brief summary since January 2014, in .pdf format
BOE Training The BOE Training page provides course description and upcoming training dates. For other Estimates Support Training, visit the Estimates Training page.
LRE Averages LRE Multi-Year Averages in Excel format. Note: This file is for general information only. Please use current reports, or contact the BOE or LRE Coordinator for specific requests.